#1 Collect the items you need.
- Body Milk Gift Kit
- Premixed dyes from Jan 12 2009 post
- Paper towels
#2 Add fragrance. The 1 fl oz of Cucumber Fragrance Oil can also be added to the entire gallon of Body Milk.
#3 Add color. I used a total of 4 drops of color, 1 drop of blue and 3 drops of yellow.
#4 Here the part where I generally recruit others to shake, but alas, I had to shake it today. The gallon jug the Body Milk is in is a frosted jug, so you can see the color through the jug. As you can see, the color isn’t mixing yet. Oh well, I guess I have to keep shaking.
#5 As you can see, the Body Milk is almost completely mixed The color is very faint and hard to see through the frosted gallon jug.
#6 Yippee! The color and fragrance are completely mixed. We’re almost done!
#7 You can start pumping the Body Milk into bottles. Once the pump has been primed, filling the bottles always happens quickly.
#8 Remember the two thirds rule from the Bubble Bath? If you do, then you can skip the next paragraph, but if you don’t, or you need a refresher, read the next paragraph.
We follow a labeling rule that is easy to understand and catches the eye. The two-thirds rule is really simple. First, take a sheet of paper and set the bottom of the container even with a edge of the paper. At the shoulders of the container (bottle in our case), draw a line. Find the 2/3 point between the line that you just drew and the edge of the paper. Next, we are going to mark the 1/2 point. Once these points have been marked, you now have an outline for keeping your labels at an even height on all your bottles. To place the label, you will want to cover the 2/3 point of the bottle. Wonder if I’m right? Raid your kitchen, laundry room and cosmetics to check other labels. 2/3 is the point where your eyes focus first. Most companies have the product name in the area of 2/3. Wow!
#9 The lotion is all finished and labeled. I wish I could keep a bottle for myself! I’m going to send these back to the shipping department now to go out with some lucky orders!